The overall mandate of the KVK is to develop and disseminate location specific technological modules at district level through Technology Assessment, Refinement and Demonstration and training the farmers, farm women, rural youth and extension officials and to act as Knowledge and Resource Centre for agriculture and its allied activities. The specific to activities to carry out this mandate are:

  • Conducting On-Farm Testing (OFT) to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems
  • Organizing Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) to establish production potential of various crops and enterprises at farmers’ field
  • Organizing need based training to farmers for updating their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies related to technology assessment, refinement and demonstration and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development
  • Creating awareness about improved technologies to larger masses through appropriate extension programmes
  • Production and supply of good quality seeds, planting materials, livestock, poultry and fingerling varieties / breeds and products to the farming community

Work as knowledge and resource centre for agricultural technology by supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district